Nobel Peace Prize winner in Hamilton

The winner of the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize is in Hamilton today, to speak about women, peace and security.

Leyma Gbowee is a Liberian peace activist. She’s best known for leading a women’s non-violent peace movement, which played a pivotal role in ending Liberia’s 14-year civil war.

She was invited to speak by the group, Empowerment Squared.

Gbowee will be delivering the 18th annual Mahatma Gandhi lecture on non-violence at McMaster University tonight.


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